angels unawares

he would show careful kindness
to all those who work in stores;
to waiters and to waitresses,
to those who stand by doors

because he’d been where they are,
he would seek out different ways
to respect their humanity,
the struggle of their days

he might be poor of money
and he may be great of cares;
but he lives so he won’t be caught
by angels
unawares

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“Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.”

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Beleaguered Servant

Owen Servant is an online poet working in a style that's been described as "compulsive". In real life, he is an actuary, because being a poet wasn't unpopular enough.

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